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100 uses for Paracord

Discussion in 'Bushcraft Chatter' started by unorthadox, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. unorthadox

    unorthadox Forager

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    Location:
    Newcastle
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39:
    40:
     
  2. bojit

    bojit Native

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    Edinburgh
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39:Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40:
     
  3. Shewie

    Shewie Mod
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    Yorkshire
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    40:
     
  4. resnikov

    resnikov Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    South end of North Yorkshire
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42:
     
  5. unorthadox

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    Location:
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    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
     
  6. Essexman

    Essexman Forager

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    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
     
  7. Tilia

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    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18: Improvise a raft to travel over water
    19: making a sling
    20: making a pouch or basket
    21:
    22:
    23:
    24:
    25:
    26:
    27:
    28:
    29:
    30:[/QUOTE]
     
  8. toilet digger

    toilet digger Native

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    burradon northumberland
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18: Improvise a raft to travel over water
    19: making a sling
    20: making a pouch or basket
    21: tieing up bad guys (bank robbers/chavs/alien invaders)
    22:
    23:
    24:
    25:
    26:
    27:
    28:
    29:
     
  9. unorthadox

    unorthadox Forager

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    Location:
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    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45:
    46:
    47:
    48:
     
  10. WeThePeoplexfbm

    WeThePeoplexfbm New Member

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    Location:
    Australlia- NSW.
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45: hold a flag on flag pole^^
    46:
    47:
    48:
     
  11. Ruvio

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    Sheffield/lincolnshire
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45: hold a flag on flag pole^^
    46:Stylish bracelet
    47:
    48:
    49:
     
  12. cat1989

    cat1989 Guest

    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45: hold a flag on flag pole^^
    46:Stylish bracelet
    47:hanging large mirror in my living room
    48:
    49:
     
  13. Jacknife

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    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45: hold a flag on flag pole^^
    46:Stylish bracelet
    47:hanging large mirror in my living room
    48:use as strap wrench or spanish windlass
    49:pull-through for shotgun/rifle/pistol
    50:
    51:
     
    #73 Jacknife, Feb 19, 2011
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2011
  14. unorthadox

    unorthadox Forager

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    Location:
    Newcastle
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45: hold a flag on flag pole^^
    46:Stylish bracelet
    47:hanging large mirror in my living room
    48:use as strap wrench or spanish windlass
    49:pull-through for shotgun/rifle/pistol
    50:Make a tire swing
    51:
     
  15. luke_s

    luke_s New Member

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    Location:
    Gloucester
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45: hold a flag on flag pole^^
    46:Stylish bracelet
    47:hanging large mirror in my living room
    48:use as strap wrench or spanish windlass
    49:pull-through for shotgun/rifle/pistol
    50:Make a tire swing
    51: Hanging your hammock
    52: Trip wire, prior to someone tripping over your tarp guy and ripping the tarp!
    53: Hang an emergency whistle round your neck
     
    #75 luke_s, Feb 28, 2011
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2011
  16. BILLy

    BILLy Full Member

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    Location:
    NORTH WALES
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45: hold a flag on flag pole^^
    46:Stylish bracelet
    47:hanging large mirror in my living room
    48:use as strap wrench or spanish windlass
    49:pull-through for shotgun/rifle/pistol
    50:Make a tire swing
    51: Hanging your hammock
    52: Trip wire, prior to someone tripping over your tarp guy and ripping the tarp!
    53: Hang an emergency whistle round your neck
    54: Pull cord for chain saw
     
  17. Morrolan

    Morrolan Tenderfoot

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    Location:
    Chorley, Lancashire
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45: hold a flag on flag pole^^
    46:Stylish bracelet
    47:hanging large mirror in my living room
    48:use as strap wrench or spanish windlass
    49:pull-through for shotgun/rifle/pistol
    50:Make a tire swing
    51: Hanging your hammock
    52: Trip wire, prior to someone tripping over your tarp guy and ripping the tarp!
    53: Hang an emergency whistle round your neck
    54: Pull cord for chain saw
    55: Making a makeshift snowboard carrying strap
     
  18. brumstar123

    brumstar123 New Member

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    Location:
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    Ridge line, lashing, stitching, boot lace, hobo back pack

    mobile bcuk through tapatalk
     
  19. bearman

    bearman Full Member

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    Location:
    kent
    1: Tie tarp to trees
    2: Lanyard to hold item (knife, keys etc)
    3:emergency para cord wrist band, for bow drill when in the brown stuff...lol...
    4: emergency snare (from one of the strands inside)
    5: fishing line (from inner strands)
    6: Boot laces
    7: Floss with the inner strands
    8: Dog lead
    9: attach parachute to rig (isnt this what it actually is??)
    10:Wrap knife handle
    11: Bow drill
    12:Washing line
    13: Improvise a seat attaching a long log horizontally to 2 trees
    14: emergency repair for sail while sailing/canoeing
    15: belt for your trousers
    16: Hang kettle/cooking pot over a fire
    17: emergency thread (from inner strands)
    18:Make a fishing net from inner strands
    19:Make into a net hammock
    20: Improvise a sling
    21:Hobble your horse
    22: Perimeter trip wires with billy cans etc in bear territory
    23:Watch strap
    24:Rig up a quick bow stringer when you've forgotten yours...
    25:a trap to catch chavs for dinner......lol bit boney though!!!!!!!!!
    26:Carry gear on your back when you don't have a rucksack
    27:A platypus hose cleaner(by tying granny knots in it and pulling it through.
    28:For tying house keys to kids when they keep loosing them.
    29:emergency tow rope - admittedly you need several strands but it is surprising what a few together will hold!
    30:A pulley line for dragging big bits of wood up the side of a hill , i know it works because i've done it
    31:A stanby strop.... Actually works quite well!
    32:A skipping rope for kids (needs a heavy knot in middle)
    33:have used it to hang mesh frames for propagating plants in greenhouse.
    34:Emergency cock ring during times of erectile difficulties. Or so 'm reliably informed. Ahem.
    35: Rudimentary swing for the kids as and when they become bored.
    36: anyone for conkers
    37: Absail down a cliff edge
    38: Headband/hair bobble
    39: Tying front bumper on a transit van after some prat reverses into you.
    40: Bundling round firewood for easy carry
    41: Tie on to a sledge so you can drag your kid to school during the heavy snow. (I did this)
    42: Hang glowstick over the designated latrine for night times
    43: Replace the snapped cord on your bathroom pull cord light switch.
    44: improvise a fuse
    45: hold a flag on flag pole^^
    46:Stylish bracelet
    47:hanging large mirror in my living room
    48:use as strap wrench or spanish windlass
    49:pull-through for shotgun/rifle/pistol
    50:Make a tire swing
    51: Hanging your hammock
    52: Trip wire, prior to someone tripping over your tarp guy and ripping the tarp!
    53: Hang an emergency whistle round your neck
    54: Pull cord for chain saw
    55: Making a makeshift snowboard carrying strap
    56: Emergency Tourniquet
     
  20. Morrolan

    Morrolan Tenderfoot

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    Location:
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    I'm glad I've not had cause to discover that one!
     

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